Rochelle Nicolette Perry Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 15

Saturday
Awarded By:

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a female.
  3. Must be enrolled full time.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior, or a graduate student. The student must be in a position to accept the scholarship for the school year in which it is being awarded.
  6. Must major in engineering or engineering technology.
  7. Must be a member of SWE.
  8. Must attend a school located in SWE Region E or H. Information on SWE regions is available online at societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/membership/swe-sections.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to female sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are majoring in engineering or engineering technology and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must be members of SWE and attend an institution in SWE Region E or H.

Application requirements for the Rochelle Nicolette Perry Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Acceptance letter (if req.)
  • Resume
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: Preference is given to applicants who demonstrate community involvement with planning and participating in events or other organizations and/or have a high level of dedication and passion for their own community, organizations, and engineering in general. Applicants may not be current recipients of a renewable SWE scholarship or receiving full funding for education from another organization (such as members of the armed services attending US military academies and students receiving full reimbursement from an employer). The applicant must enroll or plan to enroll in a program accredited by ABET. Accreditation status for degree programs at specific schools can be found at main.abet.org/aps/Accreditedprogramsearch.aspx.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 15

Applications must be completed online at the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) website. The applicant should submit only one application; she will be considered for all scholarships for which she is eligible. In addition to completing the online application, the student must upload the following documents: current official transcripts from all schools attended; a letter of acceptance to an ABET-accredited college or university (if a transfer student or first-year graduate student); and a resume. The student must also submit email contact information for two letters of recommendation. One letter must be from a teacher or college professor in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field who is familiar with the student's work. The other letter must be from a person who has known the student for two or more years and who is not a relative or member of the student's family. Recommenders will be sent information regarding submission of their letters; the letters are due approximately one week after the student's application deadline. The online application and all required supporting materials must be submitted by 5 p.m. CT on the deadline date.
Contact: Barbara W. & Thomas W. Benko Scholarship
Address: 130 East Randolph Street Suite 3500 Chicago, Illinois 60601

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